on this day

Triple threat Triple threat

Happy 87th birthday to singer /  dancer / actress Chita Rivera.

on January 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Corolle Corolle

Born on this day in 1905 couturier Christian Dior.

on January 21, 2020 at 4:57 PM
All hearts are broken All hearts are broken

On this day in 1967 Colin Davis made his Metropolitan Opera debut conducting Peter Grimes with Jon Vickers, Lucine Amara and Geraint Evans in the cast.

on January 20, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Rice and shine Rice and shine

Happy 86th birthday mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne.

on January 16, 2020 at 8:00 AM
The man that got away The man that got away

On this day in 1912 Pietro Mascagni‘s Lodoletta had its United States premiere at the Metropolitan with  Geraldine Farrar and Enrico Caruso in the leads.

on January 12, 2020 at 12:21 PM
Kunstdiva Kunstdiva

Happy 64th birthday soprano/mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier.

on January 09, 2020 at 9:51 AM
Ecdysiast Ecdysiast

Born on this day in 1911 or thereabouts actress, author and burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee.

on January 08, 2020 at 11:00 AM
“My music is my portrait” “My music is my portrait”

Born on this day in 1899 composer Francis Poulenc.

on January 07, 2020 at 12:30 PM
I was born to do this I was born to do this

Born on this day in 1412 martyr and saint Jeanne d’Arc.

on January 06, 2020 at 8:44 AM
Ringmaster Ringmaster

Born on this day in 1917 director and impresario Wieland Wagner.

on January 05, 2020 at 1:58 PM
State of Grace State of Grace

Happy 83rd birthday to diva Grace Bumbry.

on January 04, 2020 at 11:09 AM
Darling Lily Darling Lily

On this day in 1956 the Metropolitan Opera celebrated the 25th anniversary of the debut of soprano Lily Pons.

on January 03, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Scandale! Scandale!

On this day in 1958 Maria Callas canceled a gala performance of Norma after the first act in the so-called “Rome Walkout.”

on January 02, 2020 at 12:30 AM
Isn’t it warm, isn’t it rosy? Isn’t it warm, isn’t it rosy?

On this day in 1972, Stephen Sondheim‘s Company closed on Broadway, finishing a run of 705 performances.

on January 01, 2020 at 12:38 AM